Search underway after man seen entering river in Galway

Gardaí are appealing for information

Search underway after man seen entering river in Galway

File photo of River Corrib. Picture by: Andrew Downes/PA Archive/PA Images

A search is underway in Galway for a man who was seen entering the River Corrib in the city centre.

A taxi driver reported seeing the man entering the water at O'Brien's Bridge at around 11:30pm on Wednesday night.

Gardaí are liaising with Oranmore Maree coastal search team and an investigation is underway.

A shoreline search is also being planned for tomorrow.

Meanwhile, anyone who may have information is being asked to contact gardaí in Galway on 091-53-8000.